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Suggest treatment for spot on forehead

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Dr. Rahul Kumar

Dermatologist

Practicing since :2010

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Posted on Tue, 7 Jun 2016 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I have a old age spot on my left forehead ,right side of the temple, seen my dr. and sent me to a dermitoigist in Windsor want to remove it , is the size of a dime. any comments ?

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Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Photograph required

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the query.
It might be a superficial mole.
Can you please upload a photograph of the involved area.
This will help me in giving a closer diagnosis.
Waiting for your response.
Thank you.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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Follow up: Dr. Rahul Kumar 11 hours later

Yes the Dr. said it was superficial non benign. How does a dermatologist go about to remove it ?
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Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
Using radiofrequency ablator

Detailed Answer:
Hello
It is removed using radiofrequency ablator or CO2 laser.

It is done under local anaesthesia and hardly takes 15 to 20 min for removal.

Let me know if you have any other doubts.
Thank you
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